AMARANTHE – release stunning music video for ‘Crystalline’

Crystalline has undoubtedly given fans goosebumps at many of AMARANTHE's breathtaking live shows, and now the band have channeled that unique feeling into a remarkable music video. The song is also celebrating a rebirth - now released as Crystalline (Orchestral Version), which differs not only in sound, but also in the emotion and harmonies carried by the orchestral..

TOBIAS SAMMET’S AVANTASIA – Announce brand new studio album “A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower Society”

Photo: Kevin Nixon Tobias Sammet is back with a passion to offer up his latest epic. A Paranormal Evening with the Moonflower Society marks AVANTASIA's ninth album and will be released on October 21st, 2022 via Nuclear Blast. Tobias Sammet about the new album: "From the first song ideas back in 2018 / 2019 to the production, orchestration, keyboards, arrangements, details, I..

U.D.O. – announces 2022 world tour dates; to kick off summer festival season this week

Photo Credit: Tim Tronckoe GAME Over? NO, but the WAITING is finally over! U.D.O. -- the band led by iconic singer Udo Dirkschneider, who celebrated his 70th birthday (April 6th) in the form of his first solo album titled My Way earlier this year (released April 22, 2022 through Atomic Fire Records; hitting #4 of the German album charts, the highest entry of his..

SVALBARD – sign to Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast Records are proud to announce that Svalbard have signed to the label globally. Formed in Bristol UK in 2011, the blackened post-hardcore group have since released three studio albums, three EPs and several split releases. Their exceptional latest studio album When I Die, Will I Get Better? was dubbed by Metal Hammer as "the most important British metal record of 2020". A career..

VOLBEAT reveals autumn tour plans with Skindred/Napalm Death/Bad Wolves, EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM, ‘Servant Of The Mind’ out now via EMI Records

Danish rock 'n' roll rebels Volbeat are eager to announce the 32-date European leg of the diverse Servant Of The Road World Tour, which will see them sharing the spotlight with special guests Skindred and openers Napalm Death (UK/Ireland) and Bad Wolves (mainland Europe), for a truly intense show. Described by Louder as "titanic heavy metal riffs colliding head-on with rock 'n' roll groove," fans can expect a mix of Volbeat classics,..

VOODOO KISS  – first single & lyric video

The circle is closed. Due to a lack of performance opportunities for his band VOODOO KISS, Achim Ostertag started the Summer Breeze Festival in Abtsgmünd more than 20 years ago. The festival grew to one of the most popular metal festivals in Europe, but the band was buried without a sound in 2000. But now what started more than 20..

Acolyte reveal next instalment ‘Recovery’ (Unplugged) reimagined at Oaklands Studios

ACOLYTE RELEASE REIMAGINED 'RECOVERY' FROM 'RECOVERY' (UNPLUGGED) EP Watch Music video for 'Recovery' UnpluggedWatch Music video for 'Resilience' (Unplugged) Pre-save 'Recovery' (Unplugged) Out 1st July [WILD THING RECORDS/BLOOD BLAST DISTRIBUTION] FFO - Dream Theater, Opeth, Epica, Rush, Anathema, Witchwood WHAT THE MEDIA SAY ABOUT ACOLYTE'S ALBUM 'ENTROPY' "Reminiscent of Riverside in scope & diversity, Entropy is a potent and impressive..

Kirk Fletcher announces “Heartache By The Pound” album, and new single and music video

NEW ALBUM "HEARTACHE BY THE POUND" RECORDED AT THE LEGENDARY FAME STUDIOS  IN MUSCLE SHOALS, ALABAMA NEW SINGLE "AFRAID TO DIE, TOO SCARED TO LIVE"BUY AND STREAM THE SINGLE HERE OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO STREAMING ON YOUTUBE HERE "HEARTACHE BY THE POUND" RELEASED FRIDAY, JULY 29PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM HERE "Kirk Fletcher has laid down 10 tracks of soulful, gospel-flavoured..

PRIMAL FEAR – unleash ‘Running In The Dust’ lyric video; “Primal Fear” deluxe edition, remastered; incl. 3 bonus tracks, out July

Photo: Rainer Ill German metal commandos PRIMAL FEAR celebrate their 25th band anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the group will re-release their iconic self-titled 1998 debut album in the form of a deluxe edition which was remastered by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios, Denmark and features three bonus tracks. But before the aforementioned output will see the light of..